Enrico (Ric) Ballezzi is Compliance Architects® Chief Financial Officer and is a Senior Director with HBK in Lawrenceville, NJ. Ric is a seasoned financial professional with close to 40 years of experience in all matters of taxation, finance, business growth and entrepreneurial financial support.
Ric was the founder and managing partner of Ballezzi & Associates, CPAs, which was originally located in Philadelphia, PA. Ric subsequently began working with James Bartolomei and Michael Pucciarelli at their former firm, and, in 2013, merged operations into HBK.
Ric works with Compliance Architects® on business planning, financial reporting, capital management, taxation and cashflow planning, and planning for ongoing operations. Ric has had substantial experience with financial stewardship of growth companies, having led Bluestone Software, Inc. through multiple stages and rounds of private and public financing through to a successful acquisition by Hewlett Packard in 2001 for $470 million.
Ric has a B.S. in Business Administration from the Drexel University, in Philadelphia, PA.